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S&Ds demand a binding calendar for the introduction of European own resources

Socialists and Democrats defended in a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday their position on a new system of own resources for the EU’s

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ReactEU is a lifeline for the people. We must fund it solidly, say S&Ds

S&Ds demand real support for those people and regions hardest hit by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Members in the committee for regional

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We urge the Council to rethink its stance on own resources, say S&Ds

As negotiations for the next multi-annual European budget and the recovery plan resume, S&Ds call on the European Council to raise its ambition for a

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Another Europe is possible, based on clear commitments to EU values, says S&D leader Iratxe García

The European Parliament today agreed on a resolution on the conclusions of the extraordinary European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020. Socialists

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The European Council reached a historical deal for the Recovery Fund, but the Parliament will amend the EU budget, says Iratxe García

Following the announcement of a deal in the European Council, S&D leader, Iratxe García, said: “The European Council reached a historical agreement

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Charles Michel’s proposal on the Recovery Plan/MFF is ‘disappointing’, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats today voiced concerns on the proposal made by the president of the European Council, Charles Michel, on the Recovery Plan

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S&Ds launch #taxjustice campaign ahead of Parliament’s new tax sub-committee

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today launched a tax justice campaign. This comes a week ahead of the Commission presenting an

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Unprecedented unity in Plenary today as S&Ds lead the way to an ambitious, social and climate friendly budget

In a crucial vote in Plenary today, Socialists and Democrats will lead a majority of 5 political groups in pushing for the 2021 budget to be fit

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Joint letter from EP Group leaders to EU leaders ahead of European Council meeting

Today, the group leaders of the European parliament sent a letter to EU leaders ahead of the European Council meeting of 19 June. The European

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S&Ds call on new EU resources to rebuild post-pandemic Europe

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today proposed a basket of new resources to the EU budget to finance the economic and social